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Title: Feeding habitat of Atlantic bluefin tuna (BFT) 5-25kg Annual climatology 2003-2012 (frequency of occurence, %)


Feeding habitat (percent of occurence) of Atlantic bluefin tuna (BFT) 5-25kg 2003-2012 (c.f.: Habitat suitability of the Atlantic bluefin tuna by size class: An ecological niche approach - DRUON Jean-Noel; FROMENTIN J.-M.; HANKE Alex; ARRIZABALAGA Haritz; DAMALAS DIMITRIOS; TICINA Vjekoslav; QUILEZ-BADIA Gemma; RAMIREZ Karina; ARREGUI Igor; TSERPES G.; REGLERO Patricia; DEFLORIO Michele; ORAY Isik; KARAKULAK Saadet; MEGALOFONOU Persefoni; CEYHAN Tevfik; GRUBISIC Leon; MacKenzie Brian R.; LAMKIN John; AFONSO Pedro; ADDIS Piero. (Publications Office of the European Union. JRC96598. doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2016.01.002 (

Pascal Derycke
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Derycke, Pascal (2016):  Feeding habitat of Atlantic bluefin tuna (BFT) 5-25kg Annual climatology 2003-2012 (frequency of occurence, %). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Last modified 2016-04-13
Issue date 2016-04-13
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From: 2003-01-01 – To: 2012-12-31

Language English
Data theme(s) Environment
EuroVoc domain(s) 52 ENVIRONMENT
EuroVoc concept(s) biotope
Geographic information
An ecological niche modelling (ENM) approach was used to predict the potential feeding and spawning habitats of small (5–25 kg, only feeding) and large (>25 kg) Atlantic bluefin tuna (ABFT), Thunnus thynnus, in the Mediterranean Sea, the North Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico. ...
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75° N, 38° E, 8° S, -100° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89

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